Announcements

Leif Robinson 1939-2011

Another of our Honorary Members has passed today. Leif Robinson, for many years Editor of Sky & Telescope magazine, died this morning. See the tribute from his colleagues at Sky & Telescope.

Continue Reading

Two New Benefits of RASC Membership

Two New Benefits of RASC Membership

RASC members can now take advantage of special corporate rates with Delta Hotels and Resorts across Canada. Save 10% off Best Available Rate by visiting the Members Area of the RASC website.

As a RASC member you can save up to 25% on the lowest discountable rates, enjoy additional money saving offers and FREE enrolment in Budget Fastbreak. Earn AIR MILES reward miles at participating Budget locations in Canada and the U.S. Just use the special BCD code located in the RASC Members Area.

Continue Reading

Discover the Universe - New Online Astronomy Training

Continue Reading

Helen Sawyer Hogg Public Lecture - 2011

Canadian Astronomical Society

Helen Sawyer Hogg Public Lecture - 2011
The Search for a Sister Earth
Dimitar Sasselov, Harvard University

Tuesday, May 31 7:30 - 9 PM
Central Library, Wolf Performance Hall
251 Dundas Street, London ON

Continue Reading

RASC Youth member, Kathryn Gray goes to Starmus!

Kathyrn Aurora Gray's Supernova Discovery

Kathryn Aurora Gray has been invited to take part in the opening of Starmus (www.starmus.com) from June 20-25, 2011 in the Canary Islands. Kathryn, a member of the New Brunswick Centre, and her parents wish to thank the RASC for its support.

Continue Reading

Observer's Calendar 2012 Now Available!

OBSERVER’S CALENDAR 2012 

Now Available!

$16.95 plus S&H and applicable taxes

Member Price only $14.95 plus S&H and applicable taxes

Continue Reading

RASC designates Canada's Fundy National Park as a Dark-sky Preserve

TORONTO, CANADA (November 2, 2011) – The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC) officially designated Fundy National Park of Canada in New Brunswick as a new RASC Dark-sky Preserve through its National Certification Program on October 29, 2011. Fundy is the 14th Dark-sky Preserve in Canada to be designated by the Society.

Continue Reading

Kathryn Aurora Gray receives Glamour Magazine's Women of the Year 2011 Award in New York

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press Contact: Nicole Kluger, 212-286-7847
GLAMOUR CELEBRATES 21 AMAZING YOUNG WOMEN AT
2011 WOMEN OF THE YEAR AWARDS IN HONOR OF 21ST ANNIVERSARY

Continue Reading

Paper Session Information for Calgary GA

In addition to all the usual events at a GA, this year's Astronomy Roundup will have five 1/2-day paper sessions presented by more than 35 professional and amateur astronomers.

The Friday paper session kicks off with a talk from Dr. Jaymie Matthews on the MOST satellite and what it teaches us about variable stars. The afternoon will continue with more talks about observing variable stars and ends with brief teaser presentations describing the poster papers that are available for viewing throughout the weekend.

Continue Reading

Space Symposium at the University of Toronto

The University of Toronto Astronomy and Space Exploration Society presents their Fourth Annual Symposium: Expanding Canada's Frontiers: The Search for Life

Continue Reading

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Announcements